Episode 14 – The Wrap Up

Summary The last episode of Season 1. My sister friend and I talk about how poetry is reflective of life. If we use what we have (out talent, our story, our pain, our passion) we can become who we were designed to be and in doing so affect change in the world. — This episodeContinue reading “Episode 14 – The Wrap Up”

Episode 12 – Katori Hall – The Mountaintop

Summary While faced with the current events of this double pandemic in Texas I was inspired to read the end of Camae’s monologue “the baton passes on” it speaks to where we can go from here and who feeds off our energy. Individualism and collectiveness are both essential. — This episode is sponsored by ·Continue reading “Episode 12 – Katori Hall – The Mountaintop”

Episode 11 – Langston Hughes – Mother to Son

Summary While the temperatures are plummeting, the power is going out and we just mad at everybody walking, we yet celebrate our black poets. This message is certainly for us. “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.” — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appContinue reading “Episode 11 – Langston Hughes – Mother to Son”

Episode 9 – Nikki Giovanni – Choices

Summary We are celebrating black poets for Black History Month. So it’s time that we we dive into Nikki Giovanni. I read her piece “Choices” and discuss decision making and the choices to either self destruct or flourish. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appContinue reading “Episode 9 – Nikki Giovanni – Choices”